Sir Hekenukumai Busby had a massive influence on the people of the Pacific and the world. From far and wide, they've come to pay their respects.
Decorated master navigator Sir. Dr. Hekenukumai Puhipi, ONZM, MBE (Te Uri o Hina, Te Rarawa) has passed away aged 86. Widely accredited as reviving traditional Māori voyaging practices, sadly Busby passed away in Kaitāia on Saturday 11 May 2019.